A Contemporary Villa in Okinawa

Culture

A Contemporary Villa in Okinawa

On the Japanese island of Okinawa, Tokyo studio ISSHO Architects has designed a villa that takes inspiration from traditional Okinawan housing while adding contemporary architectural details.

2017-05-04 11:37:15By Angharad Jones

Satoyama Jujo, Japan

Travel

Satoyama Jujo, Japan

Surrounded by mountains, forests and rice paddies in Minami-Uonuma is Satoyama Jujo, a 150-year-old inn turned hotel that blends traditional Japanese style with modern design.

2016-11-14 12:05:44By Angharad Jones

Jikka by Issei Suma

Culture

Jikka by Issei Suma

On a rural site in Japan’s mountainous Shizouka Prefecture, Tokyo-based architect Issei Suma has created a complex made up of five tepee-shaped buildings, designed to provide meals and accommodation to elderly residents, and offer nursing care to people with disabilities.

2016-09-07 18:29:10By Angharad Jones